For some years now, Acadia Parish’s dual enrollment programs have been growing. Academically, high schools have offered college math and English courses to college-bound seniors.

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AGH Physicians – “The Healers & Hero’s” – in attendance at the April 15 gala event held at the Grand Opera House were, from left, Dr. Ron Menard, Dr. Mark Dawson, Dr. Dwayne Bergeaux, Dr. Max Trahan, Dr. Marin Dawson-Caswell, Dr. Pam Darr, Dr. Carl Richard, Dr. Ro Risa Reina, Dr. John Gonzalez, Dr. Stephen Cannon, Dr. Nancy Walker, Dr. Michelle Owens, Dr. Ghayas Qureshi and Dr. James “Jimmy” Oglesby.

More than 350 supporters attended Acadia General Hospital’s 2016 Gala held at the Grand Opera House in Crowley on Friday, April 15. The annual event raised $132,000 to benefit the expansion for the hospital’s new emergency room. Since the inaugural gala in 2015, more than $700,000 has been raised for the capital campaign project.

Acadia General Hospital Interim CEO Don Trexler speaks on the ongoing work at the hospital. External and internal renovations and work along with changing services are just scratching the surface of the many things the hospital is working toward accomplishing this year.

Acadia General Hospital Interim CEO Don Trexler blames the 10 pounds he’s gained in the past two months on his new home in southwest Louisiana. “Boudin and cracklins are absolutely crazy good here,” he said as he joked about the changes in his diet since switching to Acadia General.

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AGH Physicians – “The Healers & Hero’s” – in attendance at the April 15 gala event held at the Grand Opera House were, from left, Dr. Ron Menard, Dr. Mark Dawson, Dr. Dwayne Bergeaux, Dr. Max Trahan, Dr. Marin Dawson-Caswell, Dr. Pam Darr, Dr. Carl Richard, Dr. Ro Risa Reina, Dr. John Gonzalez, Dr. Stephen Cannon, Dr. Nancy Walker, Dr. Michelle Owens, Dr. Ghayas Qureshi and Dr. James “Jimmy” Oglesby.

Acadia General Hospital Interim CEO Don Trexler speaks on the ongoing work at the hospital. External and internal renovations and work along with changing services are just scratching the surface of the many things the hospital is working toward accomplishing this year.

Germanfest This Weekend In Roberts Cove

Roberts Cove - Celebrate in German-style at the 21st Annual Roberts Cove Germanfest this weekend on Saturday and Sunday, October 3-4, on the ground

Residency challenge decided

A lawsuit aimed at disqualifying one of two candidates for the Distrct 7 seat on the Acadia Parish Police Jury was dismissed earlier this week.

Crowley Chamber partners with school board for Senior Skills Workshop

Cindy Miller of First National Bank as well as the chairperson of Crowley Chamber of Commerce’s Education Committee speaks to seniors from parish high schools about applying for a job, one of four focal points of the Chamber and school board’s joint effort to provide basic information to all seniors about many real-life aspects. (Photo by Jeannine LeJeune)

The Crowley Chamber of Commerce, in cooperation with the Acadia Parish School Board, held its first “High School Seniors-Only” workshop Thursday at

Whitley Larry Named 2015 Rayne High Homecoming Queen

NEW QUEEN CROWNED - Whitley Larry is crowned the 2015 Homecoming Queen of Rayne High School by last year’s honoree, Tanner Wilson, during halftime ceremonies Friday night. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

During halftime ceremonies Friday evening of September 18, during the Rayne High School homecoming football game, Whitley Larry was crowned the 201

Miss Rayne Pageant This Weekend

Three young ladies will compete for the title of Miss Rayne 2015 this weekend on Saturday, Sept. 26, at 6 p.m. at the Rayne Civic Center.

Re-election bid quashed

Left: Alton "Al" Stevenson
Right: Charles "Danny" Hebert

The Acadia Parish Police Jury will have at least one new face when it convenes in January.

Schexnider reflects on mission trip

Rotary Club of Crowley President Pat Miers, far left, and program organizer Troy Breaux, far right, thanked fellow Rotarian Kirk Schexnider, third from left, for the program about his recent mission trip to Malawi, Africa, recently. He was joined by his mother, Mollie Schexnider.

For the first time in a long time last week, you could find Rotarian Kirk Schexnider sitting and visiting with his fellow club members at lunchtime

Iota Homecoming: Bulldogs to crown new queen

(Photo submitted) Iota High has selected 12 young ladies from its senior class as its 2015 Homecoming Court. During half time of the Bulldogs’ football contest Friday, Sept. 25, the queen will be crowned. The court includes, front row from left, Dinah Doucet, Jenna Dupre, “Katie” Stagg, Meghan Youngblood, McKinsey Abshire, Ashley Istre; back row, Emily Hillman, “Lily” LeDoux, Kennedy Sloane, Cameron Crochet, Rhianna Stephens and Katelynn Stephens.

A week of fun days – dress-up and activity – is under way at Iota High this week for Homecoming.

Emergency testing set in Crowley

With the evolution of different forms of communication that have been created over the last two decades (cell phones, internet, etc.), one may find

ND names 12 to homecoming court

Twelve ladies have been chosen as Notre Dame High School of Acadia Parish’s 2015 Homecoming Court. Court members include, clockwise from left, Chaz Gibson, Bethany Leonards, Mima Doucet, Madison Thibodeaux, Caroline Gielen, Sarah Leonards, Julia Schmid, Olivia Barbin, Emily Lucas, Hunter LeBlanc, Grace Hensgens and Tabitha Leonards. The 2015 Queen will crowned during half time activities, Friday, Sept. 25, at Gardiner Memorial Stadium.

Notre Dame High School is pleased to announce the members of the 2015 Homecoming Court.

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Rayne senior guard Charlesha Dugas

It was almost all about New Orleans when it came to the major awards on the Louisiana Sports Writers Association’s Class 4A All-State basketball teams.

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AGH Physicians – “The Healers & Hero’s” – in attendance at the April 15 gala event held at the Grand Opera House were, from left, Dr. Ron Menard, Dr. Mark Dawson, Dr. Dwayne Bergeaux, Dr. Max Trahan, Dr. Marin Dawson-Caswell, Dr. Pam Darr, Dr. Carl Richard, Dr. Ro Risa Reina, Dr. John Gonzalez, Dr. Stephen Cannon, Dr. Nancy Walker, Dr. Michelle Owens, Dr. Ghayas Qureshi and Dr. James “Jimmy” Oglesby.

More than 350 supporters attended Acadia General Hospital’s 2016 Gala held at the Grand Opera House in Crowley on Friday, April 15.

Obituaries

A Mass of Christian burial for Willie Bernard Jr., 74, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 30, in St. Teresa Catholic Church in Crowley. Father Godwin Imoru will officiate.

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